12:56 PM
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OIL

Financial debt of Venezuela's Pdvsa up 9.67%

Despite this increase in financial debt, total liability of Pdvsa hit USD 137 billion, 6.5% less than the previous year (File photo)
According to the consolidated financial statements of state-run oil company Petróleos de Venezuela (Pdvsa), audited as of December 31, 2014, the oil giant is to disburse USD 5.37 billion in maturities and interests in 2016 and USD 7.32 billion in 2017
12:49 PM
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LOPEZ CASE

Lilian Tintori: Leopoldo López was proposed to leave Venezuela

Lilian Tintori, the wife of Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo (...)
Lilian Tintori, the wife of the national coordinator of opposition Voluntad Popular (People's Will) party Leopoldo López, reported on illegal actions against her husband
11:42 AM
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OIL

Private capital to be injected into economic zone of Orinoco Oil Belt

The agenda includes the preparation of a database of supplies and (...)
The Federation of Industrialists, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises, and Artisans of Venezuela (Fedeindustria) and the Venezuelan Association of Small and Medium-sized Oil Industries (Petropymi) advocated the inclusion of nationals in the economic zone
11:26 AM
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CRIME

144 people detained so far for offenses in Venezuelan top airport

Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía in Venezuela (File (...)
Twenty four gangs which stole baggage at the Simón Bolívar International Airport of Maiquetía in Venezuela were dismantled
10:19 AM
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DIPLOMACY

Spain: Ambassador Pérez to return to Caracas in the upcoming hours

Foreign Affairs Minister García-Margallo (File photo)
Madrid said that President Nicolás Maduro's recent statements helped ease tensions
09:58 AM
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HOMICIDES

Ten people shot to death in birthday party in Venezuela

Since the truck of the local crime investigation body had no capacity (...)
Three people were injured during a shooting in Ocumare del Tuy town in north-central Miranda state
09:46 AM
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FOREIGN EXCHANGE

856 people accused of forex fraud in Venezuela

Venezuela's Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz (File photo)
Venezuelan Attorney General Luisa Ortega Díaz confirmed that former Minister of Water and Land Transport Hebert García-Plaza faces an arrest warrant for irregular purchase of Spanish ferries
09:39 AM
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LEDEZMA CASE

Mayor Antonio Ledezma hospitalized after successful operation

Treating physicians talked to reporters about the health condition of (...)
M.D. José Elias Mora (surgeon) said Mayor Ledezma would stay in hospital for the next 48-72 hours, after which he should be sent home because "in a prison there are no conditions to prevent infection"